Endangered and Threatened Species in Virginia


Last updated on 12/20/00

For a current list and information about species, visit the US Fish and Wildlife Web Site: http://endangered.fws.gov/wildlife.html


Amphibians and Reptiles | Birds | Clams | Crustaceans | Fish | Insects | Mammals | Snails | Plants


E= Endangered   T= Threatened

Amphibians and Reptiles   to the top

E -- Salamander, Shenandoah ( Plethodon shenandoah)

T -- Sea turtle, green ( Chelonia mydas)

E -- Sea turtle, hawksbill ( Eretmochelys imbricata)

E -- Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley ( Lepidochelys kempii)

E -- Sea turtle, leatherback ( Dermochelys coriacea)

T -- Sea turtle, loggerhead ( Caretta caretta)

Birds   to the top

T -- Eagle, bald ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

T -- Plover, piping ( Charadrius melodus)

E -- Tern, roseate ( Sterna dougallii dougallii)

E -- Woodpecker, red-cockaded ( Picoides borealis)

Clams   to the top

E -- Bean, purple ( Villosa perpurpurea)

E -- Blossom, green ( Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum)

E -- Combshell, Cumberlandian ( Epioblasma brevidens)

E -- Fanshell ( Cyprogenia stegaria)

E -- Monkeyface, Appalachian ( Quadrula sparsa)

E -- Monkeyface, Cumberland ( Quadrula intermedia)

E -- Mucket, pink ( Lampsilis abrupta)

E -- Mussel, oyster ( Epioblasma capsaeformis)

E -- Pearlymussel, birdwing ( Conradilla caelata)

E -- Pearlymussel, cracking ( Hemistena lata)

E -- Pearlymussel, dromedary ( Dromus dromas)

E -- Pearlymussel, littlewing ( Pegias fabula)

E -- Pigtoe, finerayed ( Fusconaia cuneolus)

E -- Pigtoe, rough ( Pleurobema plenum)

E -- Pigtoe, shiny ( Fusconaia cor)

E -- Puma, eastern ( Puma concolor couguar)

E -- Rabbitsfoot, rough ( Quadrula cylindrica strigillata)

E -- Riffleshell, tan ( Epioblasma florentina walkeri)

E -- Spinymussel, James ( Pleurobema collina)

E -- Wedgemussel, dwarf ( Alasmidonta heterodon)

Crustaceans   to the top

E -- Isopod, Lee County cave ( Lirceus usdagalun)

T -- Isopod, Madison Cave ( Antrolana lira)

Fish   to the top

T -- Chub, slender ( Erimystax cahni)

T -- Chub, spotfin ( Cyprinella monacha)

E -- Darter, duskytail ( Etheostoma percnurum)

E -- Logperch, Roanoke ( Percina rex)

T -- Madtom, yellowfin ( Noturus flavipinnis)

E -- Sturgeon, shortnose ( Acipenser brevirostrum)

Insects   to the top

T -- Tiger beetle, northeastern beach ( Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis)

Mammals   to the top

E -- Bat, gray ( Myotis grisescens)

E -- Bat, Indiana ( Myotis sodalis)

E -- Bat, Virginia big-eared ( Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus)

E -- Squirrel, Delmarva Peninsula fox ( Sciurus niger cinereus)

E -- Squirrel, Virginia northern flying ( Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus)

E -- Whale, finback ( Balaenoptera physalus)

E -- Whale, humpback ( Megaptera novaeangliae)

E -- Whale, right ( Balaena glacialis)

Snails   to the top

E -- Snail, Virginia fringed mountain ( Polygyriscus virginianus)

Plants   to the top

T -- Joint-vetch, sensitive ( Aeschynomene virginica)

E -- Rock-cress, shale barren ( Arabis serotina)

T -- Birch, Virginia round-leaf ( Betula uber)

E -- Bittercress, small-anthered ( Cardamine micranthera)

E -- Coneflower, smooth ( Echinacea laevigata)

T -- Sneezeweed, Virginia ( Helenium virginicum)

T -- Pink, swamp ( Helonias bullata)

E -- Mallow, Peter's Mountain ( Iliamna corei)

T -- Pogonia, small whorled ( Isotria medeoloides)

T -- Orchid, eastern prairie fringed ( Platanthera leucophaea)

E -- Sumac, Michaux's ( Rhus michauxii)

E -- Bulrush, Northeastern ( Scirpus ancistrochaetus)

T -- Spiraea, Virginia ( Spiraea virginiana)

 

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